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Man faces ‘false imprisonment’ charges after bank standoff

A man appeared in court today accused of terrorizing bank employees at knifepoint, after he barricaded himself inside a branch and instigated an hours-long standoff with police. Kenneth Jenkins, 66, pleaded ‘not guilty’ to multiple felony counts of false impri... More »

Failed carjacker can’t make Tesla work, robs driver instead

A man attempting to steal a Tesla parked in a residential driveway became enraged when he couldn’t make it work and violently assaulted and robbed the owner instead, a San Francisco court heard today at a preliminary hearing. Antonio Jones, 56, had been loiter... More »

SF robbery spree ended by quick-thinking victim, court hears

A man who robbed six women in three gunpoint holdups in the Mission and SOMA districts had his crime spree brought to an abrupt end thanks to a quick-thinking victim’s use of the ‘find my iPhone’ feature on her stolen device to guide police to the perpetrator’... More »